This tag was originally created by Leah at Hi I Love Books and I was tagged a while back by Michelle at MichEllisLife.
Here are the questions:
Phase 1 – Initial Attraction: A book that you bought because of the cover?
Phase 2 – First Impressions: A book that you got because of the summary?
Phase 3 – Sweet Talk: A book with great writing?
Phase 4 – First Date: A first book of a series which made you want to pick up the rest of the series?
Phase 5 – Late Night Phone Calls: A book that kept you up all night?
Phase 6 – Always on my mind: A book you could not stop thinking about?
Phase 7 – Getting Physical: A book which you love the way it feels?
Phase 8 – Meeting the parents: A book which you would recommend to your family and friends?
Phase 9 – Thinking about the future: A book or series you know you will re read many times in the future?
Phase 10 – Share the love: Who do you tag?
Here we go!
Phase 1: Inital Attraction/Cover buy
Treasure Darkly By Jordan Elizabeth
I don’t really even know what this is about honestly, I think it’s about a war and it’s very steampunk? But it’s gorgeous so… Lol
Phase 2: First Impressions/Summary Buy
Schizo By Nic Sheff
I bought this because I had a few dollars left of credit from selling some books to my local used book store, this was sitting on a staff recommendations shelf. It is told from the point of view of a boy who has schizophrenia and he thinks he’s getting better while in reality he is not. I have a thing for books about mental health and this I just had to have after reading what it was about. I actually haven’t read this yet either so I hope it’s good.
Phase 3: Sweet Talk/Great Writing
The Lovely Bones By Alice Sebold
I thought this book was beautiful. If you haven’t heard of this, it follows Susie Salmon who is murdered, not a spoiler, and follows her watching from heaven while her family and murderer deal with her death and move forward in their lives. I just thought she wrote it out well and I read this while I was still in High School and absolutely fell in love with it.
Phase 4: First Date/Great first in a series
The Maze Runner By James Dashner
I listened to this series on audiobook, I contribute that to why I like it so much because I know people who read the book have trouble with the unique language that they use but it was easier to listen to. I devoured this series, I loved the first one so much that I listened to them back to back and I rarely do that even if I love something. I don’t like the movies so much, but the books are awesome!
Phase 5: Late Night Phone Calls/Book that kept you up
I don’t have an answer for this… Fun fact, I am not one of those people who can’t stop reading at night. I never have said to myself “just one more chapter”. If I’m tired, I will usually try to finish the chapter I am in but I have been known to *gasp* stop in the middle if it’s night and I need to sleep 😦
Phase 6: Always on my mind
You Are Mine By Janeal Falor
This is an underrated indie book that I go back to a lot. It’s one that has stuck with me since I read it a couple years ago. It’s about a world where men are warlocks and they own women. Serena is sold by her father to a man who is a horrible human being. The women in this book are treated like dogs or worse, but something happens and she ends up going to a completely different man. She learns things about the world, life, love and herself in this book and I reference it in my head a lot when I read other books.
Phase 7: Getting Physical/Book that feels good
The Lunar Chronicles By Marissa Meyer (Paperback)
I am assuming this is about the cover of a book and not how the book itself makes me feel. The paperbacks of this series are so soft and they have those little shiny parts that are all smooth… I love them!
Phase 8: Meeting the family/book I would recommend to family and friends
A Monster Calls By Patrick Ness
It’s such a beautiful story, I can’t tell you anything without spoiling it. It’s a great book to just go into not knowing much anyway. Just make sure you have tissues, you will cry.
Phase 9: Thinking about the future/Book or series to re-read in the future
The Luxe By Anna Godbersen
This is a guilty pleasure for me, I’ve been wanting to read it again for a while so I think I might plan to do so next year. This is like gossip girl at the turn of the century and I loved it so much. I really want to go back, and I hope I love it again the second time 🙂
Phase 10: Share the love/tags
Uh, I suck at this… I’m not going to, so if you see this, it looks like fun, go do it! I usually do it that way anyway so…
Let me know if you have done this or plan to do this, comment with a link so I can see your answers!
Thanks for reading 🐬
Until next time, bye!